Schlumberger Technologies to expand operations and create jobs in Pennsylvania

May 11th, 2010 - 10:53 pm ICT by BNO News  

HARRISBURG, PENNSYLVANIA (BNO NEWS) – Schlumberger Technologies Corp. will expand its operations in Jefferson County, Pennsylvania and will create more than 50 jobs, Governor Edward Rendell announced on Tuesday.

Schlumberger, a leading oilfield services company, will locate a centralized maintenance and remanufacturing operation for its northeast region in a 183,000-square-foot Pine Creek Township facility.

The project will cost about $5.6 million and will create at least 51 full-time jobs within three years. It will also retain 77 current employees statewide.

Schlumberger is a world leading oilfield services company supplying technology, information solutions and integrated project management for customers working in the oil and gas industry. The company employs 78,000 people from 140 nationalities in 80 countries.

“Schlumberger’s decision means the arrival of dozens of high-paying jobs in Jefferson County and it speaks well of our economic climate. With this project, we’re offering a nearly $287,000 investment for which we’re getting a project that will bring $5.6 million into Jefferson County, create more than 50 new jobs, and save 77 others. That’s a good return on our investment,” said Rendell.

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